Viet Nam News HCM CITY – Substandard motorbike and car headlamps pose a danger to other drivers, but traffic police are unable to deal with the growing problem because there are no regulations on sanctions for people who install or drive with excessively bright lights, Tuổi Trẻ (Youth) newspaper reports. Rather than issuing fines, traffic police are only supposed to require the drivers to replace the offending lamps. Major Võ Ngọc Vương, head of the Biên Hòa City traffic police in Đồng Nai Province, said his team had found many vehicles with LED lamps installed as tail lights over the last year. "In the last few months of 2018, we sanctioned 26 drivers of cars with LED lamps installed on the back,” Vương said. “There was also a case in which we fined a driver VNĐ900,000 (US$39) and revoked the driving license for 60 days.” However, Vương said the decree on … [Read more...] about Illegal headlamps cause traffic safety concerns
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Viet Nam News PHÚ YÊN – A series of recent traffic accidents in central Viet Nam have been blamed on potholes and road mismanagement recently, raising public concerns over traffic safety and the responsibility of agencies. On Monday, Trần Nguyễn Quang Tánh was driving his motorbike on the National Highway No1 in central Phú Yên Province’s Hoà Xuân Đông Commune when he hit a 30-cm deep pothole. He died at the scene. On November 18, a truck hit a pothole on the same road and crashed into lane divider. Luckily, the driver escaped harm, but the cost of the damaged truck and cargo was nearly a billion đồng. On the same day, another truck hit three potholes on the road on the night and rolled over, causing the damage of VNĐ100 million (US$4,300). Trần Danh, father of Tánh, told Thanh Niên (Young People) newspaper that if the potholes had been filled or there had been a warning … [Read more...] about Traffic accidents caused by potholes raise public concern
VietNamNet Bridge - A ceiling unexpectedly collapsed at a high school in Hanoi. A preschool child suffered a skull fracture in Dak Lak, and a male student died after a concrete block fell on him. These are just a few of the accidents that have occurred in schools recently. The student whose clavicle was broken On March 20, 12th graders at Tran Nhan Tong High School were hit on the head by a block of mortar from the ceiling of a classroom. Three students were hospitalized. Lawyer suggested that new regulations need to be created on assessing the quality of public works, including schools, hospitals and terminals. The student was brought to Tam Dao District General Hospital, where physicians said his clavicle had been broken. RELATED NEWS Parents worried about increase in accidents at schools Schools to up traffic safety Tien Phong … [Read more...] about Accidents at schools: who is to blame?
VietNamNet Bridge - According to an official of the Ministry of Public Security, the so-called "black dollar" trap, also known as the "dollar witch" appeared for the first time in Hanoi in 1998. However, this trick is most strongly developed in the southern region, especially in Ho Chi Minh City. Recently, this trick has returned. The scammers are often foreigners and the victims are the rich Vietnamese. The game to turn white paper into US dollars Since then, "dollar witches" have still quietly conducted fraudulent activities in Vietnam. Although the authorities have warned people about this type of scam, but because of greed and credulity, many people have become victims of these "dollars witches." The scam of the "dollar witches" was widely known in 2004, when Ho Chi Minh City People's Court sentenced two Cameroon men to 7 and 6 years in prison for "making fraud to appropriate property." Tala and Simo entered Vietnam in mid-2003. In HCM City, they got acquainted with Nguyen … [Read more...] about The “black dollar” trap
All cosmetic surgery centers in country under inspection Deputy Minister of Health Nguyen Thi Xuyen in coordination with related agencies sent a document to municipal and provincial administrators in the country to conduct thorough inspections on all plastic surgery centers. Inspections should focus on skills, treatment methodologies, surgery procedures, rights and responsibilities of client and cosmetic surgeons, and operation license as per the country's law. Inspectors must issue proper penalties on centers which offer illegal cosmetic surgery services to earn profits. The Department of Health in Hanoi has publicized list of 33 beauty parlors and three hospitals that are licensed legally to offer cosmetic surgery services. However, the department noticed that beauty parlors can only provide simple cosmetic surgery services such as 'double eyelid' surgery or eyebrow tattoo, while complicated surgeries such as abdominal liposuction and breast lift surgery must be performed in … [Read more...] about Social Highlights for October 26